Creating communities; Great outcomes for older & young people.

Rachel Boulton, Head of Upper School from Christian Fellowship School (CFS), is advocating for more schools to reach out to their local care homes to make new and meaningful relationships between the young and old. Rachel has shared her story with My Home Life after her positive experiences of running an intergenerational project in Liverpool. Rachel hopes

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Sign up today & receive a FREE ‘Goody Pack’!

Why not sign up with Care Home FaNs today and receive a Free ‘Goody Pack’ ? Our Care Home FaNs pack is filled with the little things you might find helpful in getting you started in engaging your community with your care home.To access your Free pack, sign up below and ensure you leave us your postal address. For more than one

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Making new intergenerational connections…

Teddies toddler group set up camp at The Lawn Care Home Holybourne toddler group, Teddies, has set up camp in The Lawn Care Home in the village. Due to refurbishment of their usual venue, the Church of Holy Rood, the group children, aged up to five, had to find somewhere else to hold their weekly get-togethers. The

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Cocktails in Care Homes

Celine Dion’s ‘My Heart Will Go On’ is blasting out of the stereo, Angelica, Helen and Phoebe are clinging onto to each other belting out the lyrics on the make shift dance floor and people are sitting all around the room singing along whilst sipping on their drinks and have a nibble on some cheesy

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My Care Home Fans

We’ve launched!

Welcome to Care Home Friends and Neighbours website! My Home Life (MHL) has partnered with the National Activities provider Association (NAPA) to produce a fantastic initiative called Care Home FaNs. FaNs offers free support and guidance to care homes on how to further develop your community engagement links. Follow our easy three step guides and

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Dipping into Connie’s Past

Care home resident Connie aged 87 has been splashing out in Wales by revisiting her lifelong love of swimming. Pen-Coed residential home has been working hard to support its resident’s to rediscover their hobbies and interests they took part in before moving into a care home. Shani senior staff member told my home life ‘seeing

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